Master Program in Materials Science in Europe

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In order to successfully obtain a Masters qualification, you will need to obtain a number of credits by passing individual modules. Most taught Masters will have a number of core modules which you must take and pass in order to obtain the qualification. The assessment of research Masters is almost always entirely by a single dissertation module or project.

Around the world, scientists are looking into new and better ways to use our existing resources or create new materials for industrial purposes. Materials science educates students for a career to address the needs of a global economy, by concentrating on engineering, chemistry, and technology.

In all, there are over 4000 Higher Education Institutions in Europe offering a wide range of courses at Bachelor, Masters and Doctorate level. With more and more of these organizations offering English as the language of education for at least some of their degree programs, universities in Europe are now of higher quality than ever before. Universities in Europe offer a friendly welcome to foreign students and to give a course of knowledge that meets their profession needs in today’s global demand.

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Advanced Materials Science & Engineering (AMASE) Master

AMASE Master
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Germany Saarbrücken Spain Barcelona France Nancy Sweden Luleå + 6 more

The AMASE Masters course has been successfully implemented over the last five years with funding from the Erasmus Mundus Programme. [+]

The AMASE Masters course has been successfully implemented over the last five years with funding from the Erasmus Mundus Programme. Scholarships are available for students from all over the world and are between 500 EUR and 1000 EUR per month. The course has demonstrated high quality throughout. In order to ensure the programme's continuity - the "non-selected status" may prove temporary and only last until the next call - the consortium delivering this Joint Masters course has been awarded by the European Commission/EACEA an Erasmus Mundus Brand Name (EMBN) by which it commits itself to maintain the requirements and level of excellence expected from an Erasmus Mundus Masters Course. The common Advanced Materials Science and Engineering (AMASE) Master Programme is offered by four European Universities. ... [-]

Master in Complex Materials: Thermal Analysis and Rheology

Universidade da Coruña
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Spain Ferrol

Study Structure Module 2. UDC Introduction to complex materials Vicoelasticity of materials Thermo-mechanical properties of materials. Fundamental Methods [+]

Study Structure Module 2. UDC Introduction to complex materials Vicoelasticity of materials Thermo-mechanical properties of materials. Fundamental Methods Termomechanics of Materials Properties. Advanced Methods Statistical data analysis Applications to environmental protection Thermal treatments and analysis by laser Thermo-mechanical fatigue Module 1. U Paris 7 Rheophysics of complex fluids Structured materials. Nanomaterials Physical-chemistry of polymers Statistics of Polymer Physics, Light scattering techniques. Microscopy Physics of Soft Matter, Interfaces Mechanics of continuous media Acoustic Waves Module 3. TFM Master Thesis [-]

Master in Photovoltaics and Solar Energy Technology

Saint Petersburg Electrotechnical University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Russia St. Petersburg

The structure of the degree program consists of advanced professional studies, elective courses and Master’s Thesis. [+]

Masters in Materials Science in Europe 2017. Saint Petersburg Electrotechnical University "LETI" is one of the most prestigious and oldest universities in Russia with multi-applied study and research areas. The university is included in the governmental «TOP 100 Leading Universities in the world» program. The structure of the degree program consists of advanced professional studies, elective courses and Master’s Thesis. Students get knowledge of underlying physical principals and material science aspects of photovoltaics, technology and metrology of solar modules, equipment, design and maintenance of solar power plants. Special attention is dedicated to Silicon photovoltaics, including the most efficient HIT (Heterojunction with Intrinsic Thin layer) structures. Program curriculum includes the following advanced courses: Fundamentals of solid state physics; Fundamentals of Photovoltaics; Computer Simulation in Electronics; Metrology of photovoltaic cells and modules; Diagnostics of materials and structures in microelectronics and photovoltaics; Optical and spectroscopic methods of diagnostics in photovoltaics; Technology of silicon solar modules; Laser technologies and processing in manufacturing of solar modules; Microprocessors and microcontrollers ; Equipment and automation of solar power plants; History and Methodology of Electronics. Students have access to the most modern and sophisticated technological and metrological equipment for solar modules production and testing at the Research and Development Center for Thin-film Technologies in Energetic under Ioffe Institute. Using these facilities they carry out scientific research and get skills of practical work with real metrological instruments and technological apparatuses. In 2015 program “Photovoltaics and Solar Energy Technology” successfully underwent general assessment and was awarded EUR-ACE® label by ENAEE... [-]

Masters in Textile Materials Engineering - IN ENGLISH

ITECH Lyon
Campus Full time September 2017 France Lyon

ITECH textile manufacturing engineers cover the many upstream industries involved in the making of textile materials, as well as the different application sectors: medical, building and civil engineering, sport equipment, automotive, aeronautical, furnishing and... clothing. He/she follows the development of the products, from management to the organisation of production. [+]

ITECH textile manufacturing engineers cover the many upstream industries involved in the making of textile materials, as well as the different application sectors: medical, building and civil engineering, sport equipment, automotive, aeronautical, furnishing and... clothing. He/she follows the development of the products, from management to the organisation of production. Courses over the 3 years take place on 2 different sites of ITECH: on the main campus in Lyon, and in Roanne (1h15 from Lyon) where the Textile Department is located. New Textile Engineering in English Following the success of the Formulation Chemistry major in 2014, the European Section is opening up its teaching of English courses to the Plastic and Textile departments for the 2016/2017 school year. Students will be able to follow a core curriculum of 3 semesters at ITECH Lyon focusing on Polymer Science and Physical-Chemistry in order to prepare them for 2 semesters of specialization in Textile Engineering at ITECH Roanne (1h15). The Textile Engineering course allows pupils to gain valuable knowledge in theoretical and practical work in regards to all aspects of the textile industry: Working with raw materials (cotton, silk, synthetic polymers...) Spinning and twisting technology Weaving and knitting machinery and confectioning Computer Added Designing: apparel, upholstery and technical textiles Finishing and analysing (colorimetry, printing, dyeing.. .) Admission for Students outside France 1st year admission: Graduate studies in chemistry (Bachelor’s degree or equivalent , 180 ECTS) A satisfying level in English: B2 CERF level + interview with ITECH How to apply? Visit and register at... [-]

Master's Degree in Structural Engineering

Gheorghe Asachi Technical University Of Iasi
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Romania Iasi

Master Program “Structural Engineering” is a modern interdisciplinary study program offered at the Faculty of Civil Engineering since 2005-2006, the first master program taught in English in field of Civil Engineering from Romania. [+]

Masters in Materials Science in Europe 2017. In brief Faculty Name: Faculty of Civil Engineering and Building Services Study domain: Civil Engineering Name of the university programme: Structural Engineering Language of instruction: This study programme is offered both in English and Romanian. Type of studies (full time, part time, distance learning): Full time Standard length of studies (in years) & number of semesters: 2 years / 4 semesters Number of ECTS Credits (on semester and on length of studies): 30 credits / semester, 120 credits in total Academic calendar (starting and ending dates of the courses): October 1st – June 30th. Extended to September 30th for re-examinations. Master Program “Structural Engineering” is a modern interdisciplinary study program offered at the Faculty of Civil Engineering since 2005-2006, the first master program taught in English in field of Civil Engineering from Romania. The master program is intended to help the students gain expertise in designing civil engineering structures, develop skills in construction project management, finite element analysis and not only. The program gives additional qualifications on Management of European and international research projects and Business communication and ethics / legislation. First Year During the first year, the student will be acquainted to both theoretical concepts and practical methods to assess the complex behaviour of structural elements and civil engineering structures subjected to static and dynamic loads. At the same time, advanced numerical modelling techniques will be presented as a necessary step towards an efficient design process both from a structural and resource... [-]

Master in Product Development and Materials Engineering

Jönköping University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Sweden Jönköping

As competition between companies is getting tougher as the number of products on the market increases, many are realising the importance of product development and material knowledge as a competitive means. This programme covers the entire product development process, from conceptual engineering design to materials and manufacturing processes. [+]

As competition between companies is getting tougher as the number of products on the market increases, many are realising the importance of product development and material knowledge as a competitive means. This programme covers the entire product development process, from conceptual engineering design to materials and manufacturing processes. The work of engineers within product development is creative and offers a great deal of variety. This Master's programme (two years) qualifies students for positions with the manufacturers and suppliers that develop and produce components or as consultants. Emphasis is placed on design and construction of technical components and products in regards to customer demands, use, producibility and production methods. Vehicles, household appliances, medical equipment and certain sporting goods are all examples of products made up of complex components. Making complex things simpler The steady increase in the use of computer support makes possible new methods, which are parallel to the entire product development process. With the help of advanced computer tools in design and construction, real and virtual prototypes can be produced much faster, and the time needed for development can be shortened. In addition, a product can be studied and tested at an early stage of product development for its design, usability, durability, safety and producibility. Important aspects of work with the development of components and products include the analysis of function and performance, the choice of materials and the methods of production. This programme gives an understanding of the theory behind and the practical use of the computer based... [-]

University/Inter-university Master’s Degree in Nanoscience, Materials and Processes: Chemical Technology at the Frontier Master Programme

Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Campus Full time 1 year October 2017 Spain Tarragona Portugal Tomar France Bordeaux Barcelona + 5 more

The aim of this programme is to train new professionals specialised in the field of Nanotechnology, Materials and Chemical Engineering (coming from undergraduate degrees in any of the branches of experimental sciences and technologies: Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Physics, Quantum Chemistry, Biological Chemistry, Microbiology,...) with a clear orientation towards research... [+]

Masters in Materials Science in Europe 2017. Nanoscience, Materials and Processes: Chemical Technology at the Frontier Master Programme The aim of this programme is to train new professionals in the field of nanotechnology, materials and chemical engineering. It is of particular interest for graduates in any of the branches of the experimental sciences and technologies (chemistry, chemical engineering, biochemistry, biotechnology, physics, quantum chemistry, biological chemistry, microbiology, etc.) and it clearly prepares them for future research. The students will acquire the skills required for them to join universities, research institutes, industry and services with a strong sense of innovation, development and entrepreneurial vision. Career opportunities Graduates in the University Master's Degree in Nanoscience, Materials and Processes: Chemical Technology at the Frontier are capable of working in: Research at universities and research institutes. The master's degree is a requirement for being admitted to a PhD programme and the key to a future career as a researcher. Research, development and innovation in industries based on new scientific and technical knowledge (biotechnology, microelectronics, telecommunications, energy storage, new materials, etc.) and traditional industries (chemical, pharmaceutical, biomedical, ceramics, textiles, etc.) interested in innovation. Management, control and strategic planning of nanotechnological techniques, products and processes in the electronics industry, telecommunications, biomedicine, biotechnology, pharmacology, etc. Language English Student Profile The Master’s Degree is designed for candidates holding a bachelor’s degree in any of the branches of the experimental sciences and technologies: chemistry, chemical engineering, biochemistry, biotechnology, physics, materials, quantum chemistry, biological chemistry, microbiology, etc.). It clearly prepares students... [-]

ME Materials Science & Engineering

UCD College of Engineering and Architecture
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Ireland Dublin

The ME in Materials Science and Engineering provides engineers with a specialist education and training in the area of metals, ceramics, polymers and composites for industrial engineering applications from biomedical device manufacture to future energy solutions. [+]

ME Materials Science & Engineering Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 120) The ME in Materials Science and Engineering provides engineers with a specialist education and training in the area of metals, ceramics, polymers and composites for industrial engineering applications from biomedical device manufacture to future energy solutions. This Masters is accredited by both Engineers Ireland and the IOM3 (UK). Graduates from this programme will be fully qualified professional engineers, capable of working anywhere in the world at an advanced technical level. Focus on real-world materials used for the manufacture of advanced engineered components and systems such as biomedical implants. Integrated theoretical, conceptual and practical knowledge. Technical research project in collaboration with world leading research groups and researchers. Who should apply? Full Time option suitable for: Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. Yes A bachelors degree with a minimum upper second class honours (NFQ level 8) or international equivalence in a relevant Engineering programme. Engineering or science graduates from any cognate discipline who are seeking to specialise in materials science and engineering at postgraduate level Course Description Materials Scientists and Engineers are at the centre of virtually every area of technology from optoelectronics to space materials and from automotive and aeromotive manufacturing to biomedical devices. Graduates from this programme will be fully qualified professional engineers, capable of working anywhere in the world at an advanced technical level or as a professional engineering manager. Graduates will also have specialist training in underlying scientific... [-]

MSc in Materials Science and Nanoengineering

Sabanci University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Turkey İstanbul

Materials Science and Nanoengineering focuses on developing synthetic and biological polymers, ceramics and metals. Students enrolled within the M.Sc. and Ph.D. programs of Materials Science and Engineering will obtain the foundation knowledge and practical skills necessary to understand, design, and apply advanced technology materials. [+]

Masters in Materials Science in Europe 2017. Materials Science and Nanoengineering focuses on developing synthetic and biological polymers, ceramics and metals. Students enrolled within the M.Sc. and Ph.D. programs of Materials Science and Engineering will obtain the foundation knowledge and practical skills necessary to understand, design, and apply advanced technology materials. As a consequence of this profile, graduates of the program may expect job offers ranging from basic and applied research in the physical, chemical, or biological sciences to industries concentrating on advanced technological materials. Materials Science and Nanoengineering deals mainly with synthetic and biological polymers, ceramics and metals with applications such as bullet-proof glasses, fire-retardant plastics, superabsorbant materials, optical devices, electrical conductors, artificial skin and drug-delivery. As an interdisciplinary field, materials science and technology is closely related to diverse disciplines such as physics, chemistry, biology, or chemical and mechanical engineering and mechanics. Sabanci University’s degree program in Materials Science and Nanoengineering aims at furnishing its students with the theoretical and practical skills necessary for the understanding, design and application of advanced technology materials. Master's and PhD programs are built on a core foundation in a design that facilitates mobility between the two programs. Admission Requirements Applications for graduate programs are evaluated by the respective Admission Jury along with individual program entries. Admission is finalized by the approval of the related Graduate School Board upon the recommendation of the Jury and announced to the applicants. Applicants may be called for written exams and interviews. All written exams and interviews are... [-]

Master's Degree In Science, Technology And Applications Of Ceramic Materials

Jaume I University (Universitat Jaume I)
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Spain Castellón

The Master in Science, Technology and Applications of Ceramic Materials is proposed as an option for graduate degree holders in Chemical Engineering or a related degree. But in addition, this degree is designed so that its contents are equally useful to provide [+]

This master is presented as an option for graduate degree holders in Chemical Engineering or a related degree. But it has also been designed so that its contents are useful to provide current graduates and engineers trained in complementary and cutting-edge ceramic technology. With the contents of master specialization in ceramic engineering, highly demanded in the largest industrial sector in the vicinity of the UJI, with which it aims to achieve the following objectives conferred: prepare technically to understand, analyze and solve the problems of processing of ceramics; provide essential knowledge for engineering practice applied to ceramics; instruction in the rigor that requires professional engineering practice applied to ceramics. Coordination: Juan Carlos Jarque and Antonio Barba Juan Fonfría. Department of Chemical Engineering. UJI. Number of credits: 60 ECTS credits Duration: one academic year (October 2017 / September 2018) Mode: (October 2017 / May 2018) Language of teaching: Spanish Price: pending publication (2016: € 46.20 / credit) [-]

International Master in Advanced Clay Science (IMACS)

University of Poitiers
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 France Poitiers Portugal Aveiro Brazil Porto Alegre Greece Crete + 6 more

IMACS is an integrated Master of Science designed by 4 institutions with a wide range of leadership in clay science. [+]

Masters in Materials Science in Europe 2017. ENVIRONMENTS- ECONOMIC GEOLOGY-SOIL MANAGEMENT-GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING-GEOMATERIAL-NANOMATERIAL IMACS is an integrated Master of Science designed by 4 institutions with a wide range of leadership in clay science : the University of Poitiers (UP) in France (co-ordinator), the University of Aveiro (UA) in Portugal, the Technical University of Crete (TUC) (Chania) in Greece, the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) (Porto Alegre) in Brazil. Why clay minerals ? Interest in clays results from their common availability, and their unique physical and chemical properties. No other minerals currently attract so great an interest. In addition to their conventional ancient use as bricks, tiles, ceramics and for paper coating and waste management more recently, clays have found many novel applications. Clay minerals have provided a boost in technology, because they are inexpensive nanomaterials, and as such, they have a huge potential for the synthesis of polymer nanocomposites with superior mechanical and thermal properties. The optimisation of adsorption, colloidal and rheological properties also opens prospects of using clay minerals for medical uses, pollution control, and environmental protection. Clay minerals play a role in economic geology (both as important mineral resource and in energy resource exploration) and soil management. Clays also have many negative effects in geotechnical engineering, manifested in the form of landslides, mudflows, and the deterioration of clay-based construction materials. Clay knowledge is extremely inter- and multidisciplinary as it includes geological, geotechnical, mineralogical, physico-chemical and bio-geochemical aspects. The IMACS is the first master course addressing analytical... [-]

Master in Advanced Engineering Materials

Technical University of Ostrava
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Czech Republic Ostrava

In the Master’s study programme students firm and fill knowledge and skills acquired during bachelor study. Furthermore, they gain further knowledge and skills to be able to understand the depth and breadth of engineering materials in interrelationships. [+]

Study Branch Materials Engineering Branch Profile The new Master’s study branch Advanced Engineering Materials in the study programme Materials Engineering is based on the integration of three former study branches: Engineering Materials, Materials Diagnostics and Design, Non-Ferrous Metals and Special Alloys. These study branches represented the principal study branches in the study programme Materials Engineering in the past. The Master’s study branch Advanced Engineering Materials picks up on the study branch having the same name in the bachelor study programme. In the Master’s study programme students firm and fill knowledge and skills acquired during bachelor study. Furthermore, they gain further knowledge and skills to be able to understand the depth and breadth of engineering materials in interrelationships. The conception of the new study branch is the following: There are fundamental subjects such as Physics of Solids, Phase Transformations, Degradation Processes of Materials, Surface Engineering, Computer Simulation and Modelling in Materials Engineering. These subjects are suitably combined with other subjects in order to fulfil the learning outcomes given hereinafter. It can be assumed that the new Master’s study branch Advanced Engineering Materials will become the most important study branch in the Master’s study programme Materials Engineering. Key Learning Outcomes Knowledge Graduates will have gained a deep knowledge of the subjects that represent an applied base of the study branch, e.g. physics of solids, phase transformations, degradation processes of materials, surface engineering etc. in such a level, which makes possible their application in other subjects and also in engineering practice. Graduates are... [-]

Master in Engineering Materials Science

KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Campus Full time September 2017 Sweden Stockholm

The Master’s programme in Engineering Materials Science is characterised by a cross-functional approach – focusing on both the understanding and study of current materials, processes and applications, as well as the development of new materials and [+]

Master in Engineering Materials ScienceThe Master’s programme in Engineering Materials Science is characterised by a cross-functional approach – focusing on both the understanding and study of current materials, processes and applications, as well as the development of new materials and processes.Programme outlineThe programme is open to students with materials backgrounds and has three different tracks, each focusing on different complimentary aspects of material and process development, while incorporating each students’ individual experience in the area. This makes the programme both comprehensive in the fundementals of the field, and tailored to meet personal academic and career goals.Track 1 - Industrial Materials (IMTA)Materials such as steel, lightweight metals and semi-conductors have made development possible for many years and will continue to do so in the future. Through the choice of courses, the student may decide to specialise in Materials Design, Process Science or, preferably, a combination of both areas. This track is only for students with a solid background in Materials Science and Engineering and Metallurgy.Track 2 - Materials and Process Design (MDNA)Materials and Process Design has, like Industrial Materials, a strong focus on materials and processes, properties and design. The content of the courses offered within this specialisation will cover all of the different areas of Engineering Materials Science and Metallurgy during the first term. This track is only for students with a background in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Science and Engineering or Engineering Physics.Track 3 - Materials Processing (MPTA)Materials Processing has a strong focus on materials in general and provides inter-disciplinary... [-]


Master in Sustainable Materials (SUMA)

KU Leuven - University of Leuven
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Belgium Leuven

The SUMA master programmes aim to train tomorrow’s industrial engineers in collaborative work in a global world and gather some of the best educational programmes in the field of sustainable materials engineering in Europe. [+]

The SUMA master programmes are labelled by the EIT (European Institute of Innovation and Technology) and funded by EIT RawMaterials. The SUMA master programmes aim to train tomorrow’s industrial engineers in collaborative work in a global world and gather some of the best educational programmes in the field of sustainable materials engineering in Europe. They stimulate innovation, entrepreneurship and leadership and focus on circular (eco)design, materials substitution, life cycle engineering and circular economy design, materials processing and recycling, manufacturing, and innovation. They involve studies in two different institutions, an internship in a company and and a master thesis in collaboration with a company. Master programme The Sustainable Materials (SUMA) master programmes are two year master programmes embedded in the engineering programmes of the participating universities (120 ECTS). They combine a high level of expertise in materials with competences in sustainable materials engineering and sustainability to educate responsible materials oriented entrepreneurs, innovators and leaders for the future. Structure The backbone of the master programs is a solid technical basis broadly covering aspects of materials and processing, sustainability and recycling, circular (eco)design and life cycle engineering, materials substitution and manufacturing (60 ECTS). This is completed with courses on entrepreneurship and innovation (30 ECTS), an internship (6 ECTS), and the master thesis (24 ECTS). The internship and thesis are positioned in companies strongly related to the field of sustainable and raw materials. Selected students can chose one of ten different options and study one full year at one of the partner universities and... [-]

Master in Materials Science

Novosibirsk State University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Russia Novosibirsk

The development of the economy of any state largely depends on materials used in various industries, their functional properties and safety among other things. In this regard, the development of new materials is on the list priorities in the development of science and technologies. [+]

Masters in Materials Science in Europe 2017. Description Will be open in 2017. The development of the economy of any state largely depends on materials used in various industries, their functional properties and safety among other things. In this regard, the development of new materials is on the list priorities in the development of science and technologies. Novosibirsk is a leading research center in materials science, chemistry and physics of materials. The master program “Materials science” provides opportunities to perform a research project with leading Russian research teams, and to learn from the lectures given by recognized experts in the field. A publication in the peer-review international scientific journals is expected after the end of the project. We believe that this is a good starting point for research career in one the most rapidly developing fields. Program goal The main aim of the program is to form a bridge for motivated students between undergraduate and PhD study. As the result of training the graduates of the program acquire knowledge and skills of qualified specialists in the field of materials science and novel technologies. Duration of study Two academic years Language of instruction English Entrance requirements For both foreign students and graduates of the Russian higher education institutions Basic courses Methods of development of new materials based on heat-labile substances Advanced sintering techniques as tools of materials development and design Modern inorganic materials Structure and properties of advanced materials Thermodynamics of irreversible processes Low-dimensional objects: creation and study The surface chemistry... [-]